Thomas Hale

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Thomas Hale
Location Chicago

The late Thomas Hale was a founding member of the Chicago Board of Trade who served as its fourth president in 1853.[1][2][3][4][5]

Background

Prior to serving as president of the CBOT, Hale served as a vice president.

Hale was a forwarding and commission merchant and he owned large warehouses both on North and South Water streets in Chicago.[6]

References

  1. History of Chicago: From the earliest period to the present time, Volume 1. Google Books.
  2. Chicago: Its History and Its Builders, a Century of Marvelous Growth, Volume 3. Google Books.
  3. Chicago and the Great Conflagration. Google Books.
  4. Annual report of the trade and commerce of Chicago for the year ended December 31. University of Illinois.
  5. Annual report of the trade and commerce of Chicago for the year ended December 31. Archive.org.
  6. History of Chicago: From the earliest period to the present time, Volume 1. Google Books.